From the back of the box
They called it 'The Mighty Eighth', the US Army Air Force 8th Bomber Command that flew daylight missions over occupied Europe, striking at specific military targets with pinpoint accuracy. B-17 Flying Fortress gives you total control of every aspect of this strategic air war (including the opposition).
The complete flight simulation
- Learn to fly the legendary B-17G 'Flying Fortress'.
- Become one of the escort fighter pilots in the P-38 'Lightning', the P-51 'Mustang' and the P-47 'Thunderbolt'.
- Take on the role of the Luftwaffe and jump into German interceptor’s cockpits: the Bf 109, FW 190, and Me 262.
The Ultimate in Tactical Crew Management and Mission Strategy
- Become an expert at all ten B-17 crew positions. Take off and land the massive bomber, shoot from all turret positions, navigate across Europe, operate the radio, execute the bomb run and even release the bombs!
- Assess and manage your crew’s strengths and skills and reposition them to their abilities.
The Best in Flight-Based Gameplay
- Undertake a realistic 25-mission tour of duty based on historical scenarios and targets.